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After pressure from the EU Commission : Italy's MPs approve budget of the government

The Italian chamber of deputies has approved the pressure from the EU-Commission's revision of the budget of the government. In a vote of confidence 327 members of the coalition of the populist Five-star movement and the law of languages at the Saturday outdoor party Lega the trust, 228 voted against, one Deputy abstained. The official adoption of the budget is scheduled for Sunday.

The populist coalition in Rome was revised after several weeks of negotiations with the EU Commission its draft budget to prevent a deficit-criminal proceedings and billions of dollars in fines. The EU Commission had rejected the original budget plans in Italy in October. The reasons for the initial rejection of the draft Budget of a member state that he was in breach of European Union budget rules.

in the face of an imminent excessive deficit procedure, the billion-dollar fines for Rome, or the deletion of EU assistance could have lead, had the Italian government concessions announced in its budget plans for the coming year. Last week, the government said, to reduce the costs for two key election promises - the pension reform and the basic security for the most disadvantaged citizens.

Budget provides for new borrowings in the amount of 2.04 percent of GDP before

The Senate had approved the new draft budget already last weekend. The Senate vote, a violent dispute between representatives of coalition and Opposition, among other things, on the procedure was preceded. The government had carried the vote of confidence, in order to prevent a debate on 700 Amendments. The senators of the opposition parties complained that the new design had only been a few hours before the vote.

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order In the Senate, acrimonious scenes were played in which there is a lack of substantial debate, it was complained. Similar scenes were repeated on Friday in the house of representatives, where the session was interrupted when copies of the budget through the area were thrown.

The Budget of 2019, provides for a borrowing in the amount of 2.04 percent of the gross domestic product - instead of the originally planned 2.4 percent. Economic growth to 2019 is forecast therefore with a 1.0 percent instead of 1.5 percent. Italy's debt load is approximately 130 percent of its gross domestic product.

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